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Micaiah has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Oregon. He specializes in coral care and propagation. He also has expertise with tropical marine fish, sharks, and rays. Previous to joining the team at Portland Aquarium,
Micaiah worked at Aquatic Solutions, Liquid Sunshine, and Pet Time as a saltwater specialist. He also completed an internship with the Hawaii Insitute of Marine Biology researching coral reproduction and husbandry.
“I have been keeping and propagating marine fish and coral for almost 10 years. I intend on turning this passion into my career by obtaining my PhD in coral ecology and doing research on the world’s coral reefs.”